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500 B.C. Siddhartha Gautama The Enlightened one
CONFUCIUSCONFUCIUS 500 B.C.
Confucianism: “code of conduct” Stresses importance of moral behavior….ETHICS Confucius said “With harmony at home there will be order in the nation” *and many other quotes.....
“A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.” “Choose a job you like and you will never have to work a day in your life” “When anger rises, think of the consequences” “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”
“Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves” “It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop” “Respect yourself and others will respect you” “An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger”
Lao Tzu 600 B.C.
Daoism: (Taoism) By Lao Tzu Yin (Dark) & Yang (Light) “The Tao regulates natural processes and nourishes balance in the Universe. It embodies the harmony of opposites (i.e. there would be no love without hate, no light without dark, no male without female."
QUOTES BY Lao Tzu “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach him how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” “Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Do not overdo it.” “The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.”
Shintoism: (JAPAN) “Ways of the gods” Linked Japanese to their nature and homeland 500 B.C.